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ABC
Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly is expected to make a statement before the jud
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 2:05am EST
politically. whoo. >>> police in new york have raised the city's death toll from super storm sandy to 43 with the death this weekend of a man in the hospital since falling down the dark stairs in his apartment which had no power. >>> and on hard hit staten isla island. the recovery getting a boost from volunteers who say they're stepping in where government officials had failed. >> we hit almost state out there. and the sa mrupplies coming in. if we continue to get the response we have had in 12 days i could see this hopefully will be almost in a better situation two weeks from now. >> 120,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey are still without power this morning. exactly two weeks after the storm hit. >>> but the lights are back on for lady liberty. the statue of liberty is once again illuminated. flood damage closed liberty island indefinitely. but the iconic statue's torch and crown are glowing again. thanks to generators. >>> overseas, drenching rain has triggered major flooding in italy leaving more than 2/3 of venice underwater. sea levels peaked five feet abo abov
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 2:35am EST
. >> bunion city. >>> are you hungry this morning? are you? >> always every morning. >> that's just it. >> fact of life on this shift. >> i have been doing cooking with a guy you mae have seen on tv. we will get hot and heavy in the kitchen with marcus samuelson. plenty of meat in the story. stay tuned. we like stories with substance. >> first, both sides are laying out the battle lines over the looming budget crisis in washington. house speaker john boehner says republicans want to cooperate but not by raising taxes. >> here we go again. president obama addressed the crisis rather and other challenges he faces in his first post-victory news conference. abc's karen travers is joining us from washington with more. hi, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. white house officials say they were expecting the president to get tough questions and yesterday he got them on a wide range of issues. in his first press conference in eight months, president obama said the american people knew what they were getting when they re-elected him. and his takeaway from last week's res
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 2:35am EST
residents in the city particularly hard hit. we'll get to that in a second. >> will the fascination with michael jackson ever end? i don't think so. there are some startling revelationsen a new book about how jackson dealt with money not to mention his own fame and what he really wanted from his career. fascinating information there. >>> speaking of fascinating, we begin with the breaking news now that the top u.s. military commander in afghanistan is now also caught up in the petraeus scandal. general john allen is being investigated by the pentagon now for sending thousand of improper e-mails to jill kelly, of course, the whistle blower in this case. >> she is the florida woman who triggered an investigation which ultimately forced petraeus to resign. now defense officials would not discuss the nature of the relationship between general allen and jill kelly. but some 20,000 to 30,000 documents, involving inappropriate communications between general allen and the said individual, jill kelly. >> seeing all this play out on e-mail. e-mails from mistress paula to petraeus, that's what
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 1:40am PST
redhook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority where thousands of family are living without heat and electricity. some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found nia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, it -- i don't think i would stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what is keeping you warm? >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and suits. red cross agencies are here. families are entering their third week without power, and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. left behind. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there is no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. local power utilities say they have done their job, the power is here at the curb. the housing authority said it can't pull the electricity in because the equipment in the basement is still wet. we took our questions to manageme
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 1:40am PST
the threat, launching a rocket attack on tell aveev, israel's largest city where residents crouched in fear. israeli troops were seen making their way to the gaza border, a grim indication that a ground war may be next. this battle, which is playing out against the background of an impending election in israel is the worst fighting the region has seen in years. back in washington president obama has been having calls with leaders across the middle east. >> i want to express my appreciate to president obama for unequivocal clear sighted support for israel the right to defend itself. >> reporter: days after winning re-election, the president is faced with a widening conflict that has potential to destabilize an already unstable region. so, of course, in the united states and here in the region, everyone is hoping this is over quickly. no one can afford a wider war. >> thank you, christieian for that. >> the israeli military, media office, twitter account, gained 50,000 followers in the past 24 hours. hamas has a facebook page and all playing out on line and on in addition to the viole
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowd offing. >> i want to go home. looks like mother nature hates us. >> reporter: the snowfall forced people in new jersey living in low-lying areas to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island which was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> it is another flood. another disaster we don't need at this time. and, you know, everybody is devastated. they don't know, if they're coming or going. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg says only 25% of new york city's gas stations are open that's why he is starting a gas rationing program based on the last number of people's license plates. matt kozar, abc news, new york. >> thanks to matt for the report. a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial dna test showed that lois goodman's dna was not on the cup in their home where her husband died. goodman's attorney says it bolsters the claim that allen good
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 2:35am EST
york city since sandy hit and got a firsthand look at destruction on staten island, met with storm victims there and praised new yorkers for their toughness and resilience. >> half of the fatalities in the new york city area happened on staten island. they were really devastated. deadline issued to striking hostess workers has come and gone. and so far nobody is budging. >> that's it. hostess told employees if they did not get back to work by 5:00 p.m. eastern last night the company would move to shut its doors for good. the picket lines are still up. hostess says it will announce its next move later this morning. so, meantime, we are just left to savor, all of the goodness from hostess. what are these? obviously. twinkie here. the hohos. >> don't call me that. >> susie q. is that what it is called, zach. >> where is the ding-dong? you should know something about that. >> your favorite. >> dispel a myth. thought these didn't have a shelf life. they would stay good forever. >> have to grab my ding-dong. >> grab your ding-dong. >> sorry, susie -- ding-dong. >> where is the other? >>
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 1:40am PST
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ABC
Nov 9, 2012 1:40am PST
. now back again the brotherhood of firefighters that is straight ahead. >> those are two cities that share tragedy, have tragedy in common. katrina down there. 9/11 up here. now another one with sandy. so that bond -- that fire truck certainly represents that. >>> also, we'll lighten the mood a little bit in "the skinny," she says, maybe not too much. she is going to be fine. talking about brooke burke from abc's "dancing with the stars," when the word "cancer" is involved, we'll have to send her our very best thoughts and warm wishes. details of her condition. she is going to be okay the important thing. stay tuned for details coming up on that in "the skinny". >> what her doctors are telling her. our prayers and thoughts go out to her and her family. first, victims and relatives of those who died were in the courtroom as a judge reaffirmed that jared loughner would never again be a free man. >> as part of a plea deal, loughner was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years. abc's matt kozar reports. >> reporter: former astronaut mark kelly spoke directly at the man wh
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 1:40am PST
back, everybody. a jury has decided that the city of chicago must pay 850,000 d$8o was brutally beaten by a drunken policeman. the city vows to keep fighting because the cop though was off duty. >> but the bartender says the police department itself is to blame. paul mikey of our chicago station, wls, has the story. >> no comment. >> reporter: this ex-cop chose not to discuss the verdict. >> no comment. >> reporter: the city contended his pummeling of a bartender was unprovoked, inexcusable, but responsibility rested with him, a cop who was off duty but completely drunk. the victim's attorneys argued that he acted the way he did was he was unafraid of the consequences. protected by a long time police code of silence. >> there is a code of silence alive and well in the chicago police department, and we had the incredible burden in this case of proving it was widespread and persistent. >> reporter: the jury, three men, eight women, agreed accepting the argument, that he conspired with officers to men is my the case against him and higher ups sought to soft pedal the case to not da
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
of the city's highest tide marks on record. people waded through the streets which were flooded to the same level as the famous canals. farther west, flooding and mud slides forced 200 people from their homes in tuscany. >> that looks like scenes from the northeast, ironically enough. wow. >>> back here at home, nascar has one race left in its season, and tempers are running pretty short. here is exhibit "a" from yesterday's race in phoenix. jeff gordon intentionally wrecking clint bowyer near the end of the race. >> when things got heated in the pits between the drivers' crews. very heated may be an understatement. it was an all-out brawl. >> look at them go. gordon said he and bowyer had been at it all season and he had just had enough. both are expected to be penalized in some way by nascar officials. wow, man. all-out brawl. >> unbelievable. between the crews. >> that could have gotten bad. really bad, really quickly, all those fellows. >> why would somebody run into somebody with a car? that's a little much. >> not pretty. >>> coming up next, an amazing story here. our investi
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 1:40am PST
. learned the value of a lesson. >>> curt. all right. coming up next, a windy city party in your mouth. how's that for a tease? >> what did you say? >>> mitt romney assigning blame for his loss. ♪ ♪ say what you need to say an to say ♪ ♪ have no fear of giving in ♪ say what you mean to say ♪ say what you mean to say >>> did you say what you mean to say? >> always do. >> come on. >> you don't have an issue with that. may sound like sour grapes as mitt romney tried to explain his election day loss. >> while talking to some of his biggest donors wednesday, romney kind of echoed his 47% remark suggesting the president bought his re-election victory. here is abc's david muir. >> reporter: mitt romney leaving his hotel the day after the election. next to the convention center where he hoped to deliver the one speech he had written. his victory speech. but now in the week since the election, abc news has learned mitt romney has been explaining his loss to his closest advisers and top donors and it started at a breakfast the very next morning. perhaps his most eye opening explanati
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